Medical Transportation Coordinator Nurse

Kencrest Services
Published
July 9, 2021
Location
Eagleville, PA
Category
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Description

Transport Coordinator - RN role with a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

This is a professional nursing position responsible for coordinating and scheduling of all Medical and Social appointments for medically complex individuals with ID in two group home settings.

Some Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates access to necessary medical appointments, diagnostic and treatment procedures with physicians, specialists and/or medical care in the community.
  • Schedules medical appointments and adjusts the transport schedule, as necessary, based on the clinical needs of the individual, the urgency of the situation and the availability of appointments.
  • Provides nursing care and supervision to the individual during medical transports to ensure their health and safety.
  • Ensures completion of all required documentation during and following each appointment. Obtaining physician orders to change treatment, medications etc.
  • Schedules all follow-up appointments and treatments as requested.
  • Provides forms to Nurse House Manager and physician during weekly rounds
  • Ensures that original is filed in medical chart and maintains a copy for Transport nurse records
  • Ensures completion of all required documentation during and following each social and recreational outing. Maintains a record of all outings.
  • Collaborates with administrative staff in the development of the monthly social calendar for all the individuals in the program
  • Oversee DME monthly inventory
  • Participates in Administrator On- Call Rotation
  • Adheres to all state, federal and KenCrest agency regulations.
  • Adheres to functioning within the scope of practice as established in the PA Nurse Practice Act
  • Participation in agency committees
  • Completes administrative assignments and other duties, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Pennsylvania preferred; will consider LPN with strong clinical background
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Own mode of transportation required
  • Clear criminal record and child abuse check in accordance with state requirements required
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